Meet the Team

Meet the Team 2018-01-25T10:08:03+00:00

Meet the team

Our Physiotherapists

• MCSP MSOM
• DipInjTh DipAPPhysSport DipAdvOrthMed
• Trained in Manipulation and Injection Therapy
• Trained in Sports Massage, Acupuncture and Pilates

Jo Kingston
Practice Principal & Director

Jo first qualified as a Physiotherapist at Kings College, London over 20 years ago. Having gained many years hospital based experience, she decided to set up her private practice in 1996. Jo has a special interest in the treatment and management of back pain and has continued to add to her skill-set by undertaking an MSc in Orthopaedic Medicine as well as Post-graduate Sports Medicine qualifications.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• AACP Membership (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists)
• Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) qualified

Sonia Ahmed
Chartered Physiotherapist

Sonia graduated in 2009 as a Chartered Physiotherapist from St Georges University Hospital in Tooting. She has since qualified in Acupuncture and has gained membership to the AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). She has also qualified in Pilates with the highly regarded Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI).

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists) Member

Sam Downer
Chartered Physiotherapist

Sam qualified in 2010 and has since qualified in Acupuncture and has gained membership to the AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). He is currently studing an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy and Exercise Medicine, and is himself a keen sportsman (particularly cricket). His special interest is shoulders, and is a great addition to the team.

• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Trained in acupuncture, sports massage, BAHTs hand therapy

Charmaine Lee
Chartered Physiotherapist

Originally from Australia, Charmaine is fully qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist and has a keen interest in hand and elbow (BAHT) and neck along with connections to headaches, and migraines.

Since working at JK Physio she has worked alongside the Podiatrists located in the same clinic and which has also led to her developing an interest in the foot.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Specialist training in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of dizziness
• Member of the ACPIVR (Assoc. of Physiotherapists with an interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation)

Nick Hill
Chartered Physiotherapist

Nick qualified from University of Coventry with a 1st class honours degree in Physiotherapy in 2012 and is currently undertaking a Master’s Degree at University of Brighton.
He spent 3 years working at Crystal Palace Football Academy as he has a special interest in football related injuries.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Keen interest in assessment and management of the knee

Mikesh Patel
Chartered Physiotherapist

Mikesh has gained broad clinical experience with patients varying from persistent pain to end stage rehabilitation and has also established a keen interest in assessment and management of the knee, particularly sports related knee injuries.

He has a personal interest in sports, specifically football and rugby and constructs sports specific rehabilitation programmes that yielded positive results, for example successfully returning a patient to playing football post ACL reconstruction.

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• BSc (Hons) MCSP
• Consultant Physiotherapist
• Musculoskeletal Sonographer
• Independent Prescriber

Ramakrishna
Consultant Physiotherapist

Ramakrishna is a highly experienced Consultant Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Sonographer and an Independent Prescriber.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy from Karnatak University, India in 2001 and gained a Post graduate diploma in Neuro Musculoskeletal Healthcare from Keele University in 2003.

After gaining significant clinical experience in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports injuries, he went on to train in Injection Therapy and also gained Post-graduate Certification in Musculoskeletal Diagnostic & Interventional Ultrasound.

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Our Massage Therapists

• Qualified Sports Masseur
• Qualified Deep Tissue Masseur

Francis Perez

Qualified Massage Therapist

Francis is one of our Sports Massage Therapists.

He has worked in the Health and Sports Industry for over 20 years and has vast experience working with sports specific injuries from amateur to professional levels.

• Qualified Sports Masseuse
• Qualified Deep Tissue Masseuse

Gemma Blanchard
Qualified Sports Massage Therapist

Gemma is one of our Sports Massage Therapists.

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